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Author De Jasay, Anthony, 1925-

Title Against politics : on government, anarchy, and order / Anthony de Jasay.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.011 DEJA    AVAILABLE
Physical description 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge studies in social & political thought 7
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. Excuses. 1. Self-contradictory contractarianism. 2. Is limited government possible? 3. Frogs' legs, shared ends, and the rationality of politics. 4. Values and the social order. 5. The twistable is not testable: reflexions on the political thought of Karl Popper. 6. Hayek: some missing pieces. 7. The rule of forces, the force of rules -- Pt. II. Emergent solutions. 8. Before resorting to politics. 9. Conventions: some thoughts on the economics of ordered anarchy. 10. The glass is half-full. 11. Liberties, rights, and the standing of groups.
Subject Libertarianism.
Legitimacy of governments.
State, The.
ISBN 0415170672